Vänersborg

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VÄNERSBORG

Province (Landskap): Västergötland, Dalsland
County (Län): Västra Götalands län
Additions : 1944 Vassända-Naglum (partly), 1952 Väne-Ryr; 1974 Brålanda (1952 Gestad, Sundals-Ryr), Frändefor, Västra Tunhem (1952 Vänersnäs)

Vänersborg kommunvapen

Official blazon

I blått fält en bojort av guld med beslagna segel, flytande på en av vågskura bildad stam av silver. Bojorten har en naturfärgad svensk flagga på masttoppen och en i aktern.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted in the 1940s.

The arms are based on the letters patent of 1644 which granted town rights to Vänersborg. The actual design was only determined in the 1940s.

Arms of Vänersborg

The arms as shown by Liljeblad, 1878
Arms of Vänersborg

The arms in the Kaffe Hag album +/- 1935
Arms of Vänersborg

The arms in the town (source)

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Literature : Nevéus and de Waern, 1992